What Is an MRI Technologist?
MRI or magnetic resonant imaging technology was once the stuff of science fiction, but today healthcare professionals rely on MRIs to diagnose and treat a wide range of diseases and conditions. This technology is so vital that it has become a standard for many diagnostic processes, allowing doctors to almost instantly gain information about a patient’s condition and to make rapid healthcare decisions based on this data.
MRI equipment is very complicated and difficult to operate. It demands special training that allows technicians to understand and utilize this technology to generate accurate test results. MRI technologists typically train for many hours to learn to use MRI equipment correctly. This means that those who want to become an MRI technologist need the help of a dedicated training program to learn everything they need to be successful in this field.
If you are interested in working as an MRI technologist, CNI College is the place to be!
What Are The Benefits of the CNI College MRI Technologist Program?
There are many benefits to becoming an MRI technologist through a CNI College program. Our programs have no waiting lists; you can be admitted immediately and begin your training right away. Our flexible scheduling allows you to work at your own pace and attend classes that are convenient for you.
The MRI Technologist Program is a 1,720-hour comprehensive course that represents 60 credit units. About 1,000 hours of this time is spent in a clinical externship at a local healthcare partner organization. The program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools or ABHES and approved by American Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists or ARMRIT and the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education or BPPE.
In our MRI Technologist program, you will learn to operate an MRI scanner and produce cross-sectional images. You will take pictures of a person’s organs and body systems using a computer, a magnet and radio waves. You will also be expected to take and pass the industry national certification examination from ARMRIT.
Employment in the field of MRI is expected to grow by 21 percent over the next decade. If you are interested in a career working with this fascinating technology, contact CNI College immediately to speak to one of our counselors. We will help you get started on the path to exceptional learning and an exciting career!